the rapturous applause for Patience
has finally died down, the Burgate Singersí Winter Concert will not be
over. Gilbert and Sullivanís hugely popular work will be followed Ė
almost certainly as never before - by a performance of Handelís much
loved Hallelujah Chorus.
Sing Hallelujah is a project from the BBC, led by BBC Radio 3, and
English National Opera (ENO). It is a nationwide project which
encourages people to find their voice and discover the joy of singing
through Handel's famous chorus.
marks the 250th anniversary year of Handel's death and everyone, from
beginners to established choirs, is invited to perform the Hallelujah Chorus, during November and December.
will be marking the Sing
Hallelujah project with a range of programmes, including The Choir on Sunday evenings, and the innovative
English National Opera production of Handel's Messiah
to be broadcast on Radio 3 on 25th December taken from a live
recording from the London Coliseum.
Singers have registered to take part in this nationwide celebration.
Full details can be seen online on the BBC
Sing Hallelujah Homepage where all the choirs taking part are listed
and located on the map of the UK.
wishing to do so will be able to make a donation at the concert to
BBC Children in Need